Balaklava Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Balaklava (5461) is a suburb of Mid North, Clare Valley, South Australia. It is about 88 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Balaklava is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Balaklava was 1,827 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Balaklava is 45 years of age.

87.5% of people living in the suburb of Balaklava were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

95.5% of people living in Balaklava speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% German, 0.3% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Balaklava is 23.6% Uniting Church, 22.5% No religion, 13.2% Anglican, 11.2% Catholic, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Lutheran, 4.5% Churches of Christ, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Pentecostal, 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

51.7% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 187 widowed people living in Balaklava.

54.7% of the people living in Balaklava over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Balaklava has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Balaklava are 19.8% Labourers, 14.0% Managers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Professionals, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Balaklava work in are 13.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Retail trade, 11.2% Education and training, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Manufacturing, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Construction.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $444 per week and the median household income is $807 per week.

The median rent in Balaklava is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1040 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balaklava postcode 5461

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